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Professor Jane Whittle



Landlords and Tenants in Britain, 1440-1660, Boydell Press, 2013.

Landlords and Tenants in Britain, 1440-1660: Tawney's 'Agrarian Problem' Revisited, Woodbridge, Boydell & Brewer, 2013.

with Griffiths E, Consumption and Gender in the Early Seventeenth Century Household: The World of Alice Le Strange, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2012.

with Overton M, Dean D, Hann A, Production and consumption in English households 1600-1750, 2004.

The Development of Agrarian Capitalism: Land and Labour in Norfolk 1440-1580, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2000.


The Birth of the English Kitchen, 1600-1850, AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW, vol. 122, no. 2, 2017, 574-575

Women, Credit, and Debt in Early Modern Scotland, JOURNAL OF BRITISH STUDIES, vol. 56, no. 1, 2017, 169-171

Domestic Culture in Early Modern England, JOURNAL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY HISTORY, vol. 47, no. 3, 2017, 415-416

Peasant Petitions: Social Relations and Economic Life on Landed Estates, 1600-1850, ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW, vol. 131, no. 551, 2016, 920-923

The moral economy: poverty, credit and trust in early modern Europe, ECONOMIC HISTORY REVIEW, vol. 69, no. 1, 2016, 380-381

Enterprising widows and active wives: Women's unpaid work in the household economy of early modern England, History of the Family, vol. 19, no. 3, 2014, 283-300

A Country Merchant, 1495-1520: Trading and Farming at the End of the Middle Ages, AGRICULTURAL HISTORY, vol. 88, no. 4, 2014, 610-611

The business and household accounts of Joyce Jeffreys, spinster of Hereford 1638-1648, CONTINUITY AND CHANGE, vol. 28, no. 3, 2013, 483-485

Food, Energy and the Creation of Industriousness: Work and Material Culture in Agrarian England, 1550-1780, HISTORY WORKSHOP JOURNAL, no. 76, 2013, 311-318

The house as a place of work in early modern rural England, Home Cultures, vol. 8, no. 2, Berg, 2011, 133-150

Lords and Tenants in Kett's Rebellion 1549, Past & Present, no. 207 (1), 2010, 3-52

Housewives and Servants in Rural England, 1440-1650: Evidence of Women's Work from Probate Documents., Royal Historical Society Transactions, vol. 15, no. -1, 2005, 51-74

with Yates M, 'Pays-reel or pays-legal'? Contrasting patterns of land tenure and social structure in eastern Norfolk and western Berkshire, 1450-1600, AGR HIST REV, vol. 48, BRITISH AGRICULTURAL HISTORY SOC, 2000, 1-26

Individualism and the family-land bond: A reassessment of land transfer patterns among the English peasantry c.1270-1580, PAST & PRESENT, no. 160, 1998, 25-63


The gentry as consumers in early seventeenth-century England, in Stobart J, Hann A (eds) Consuming the Country House, English Heritage, 2015

The food economy of lords, tenants and workers in a medieval village: Hunstanton, Norfolk, 1328-48, in Kowaleski M, Langdon J, Schofield P (eds) Peasants and Lords in the Medieval English Economy: Festschrift for Bruce Campbell, Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2015

'Tawney's Agrarian Problem Revisited', in Landlords and Tenants in Britain, 1440-1660: Tawney's 'Agrarian Problem' Revisited, Boydell & Brewer, 2013, 1-18

Conclusions, in Landlords and Tenants in Britain, 1440-1660: Tawney's Agrarian Problem Revisited, Boydell & Brewer, 2013, 216-221

Rural economies, in Bennett JM, Karras R (eds) OUP Handbook of Women and Gender in Medieval Europe, Oxford University Press, 2013

with Schofield P, Britain, 1000-1750, in Vanhaute E, Devos I, Lambrecht T (eds) Making a Living: Family, Labour and Income, Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2011, 46-69

Leasehold tenure in England c.1300-c.1600: its form and incidence, in Bavel BJPV, Schofield PR (eds) The Development of Leasehold in Northwestern Europe c.1200-1600, Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2008, 139-154

Peasant politics and class consciousness: the Norfolk rebellions of 1381 and 1549 compared., in Dyer C, Coss P, Wickham C (eds) Rodney Hilton’s Middle Ages: Explorations of his Historical Themes, Cambridge University Press, 2007

Population mobility in rural Norfolk among landholders and others c.1440-c.1600, in Dyer C (eds) The Self-Contained Village? The Social History of Rural Communities, 1250-1900, University of Hertfordshire Press, 2007, 28-45

Servants in rural England c.1450-1650: hired work as a means of accumulating wealth and skills before marriage., in Agre M, Erickson A (eds) The Marital Economy in Scandinavia and Britain 1400-1900, Ashgate, 2005, 89-107

Le travail des femmes dans les menages ruraux anglais, 1450-1650: trois approches alternatives, in Vivier N (eds) Ruralite Francaise et Britannique xiiie-xxe Siecles: Approches Comparees, Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2005, 77-87

''Tenure and landholding in England 1440-1580, in Bavel BJPV, Hoppenbrouwers P (eds) Landholding and Land Transfer in the North Sea Area (late Middle Ages - 19th Century), Brepols, 2004, 237-249

with Rigby S, England: Popular Politics and Social Conflict, in Rigby SH (eds) A Companion to Britain in the Later Middle Ages, Oxford: Blackwelll, 2003


The Northern Rebellion of 1569: Faith, Politics and Protest in Elizabethan England, JOURNAL OF BRITISH STUDIES, vol. 52, no. 1, 2013, 223-224

Agriculture and Rural Society after the Black Death: Common Themes and Regional Variations, RURAL HIST, vol. 22, no. 1, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, 2011, 149-150

The Industrious Revolution: Consumer Behaviour and the Household Economy, 1650 to the Present, EUR HIST Q, vol. 40, no. 4, SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD, 2010, 723-724

Credit and village society in fourteenth-century England, ECON HIST REV, vol. 63, no. 1, WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC, 2010, 236-237

The 1549 rebellions and the making of early modern England, AGR HIST REV, vol. 56, BRITISH AGRICULTURAL HISTORY SOC, 2008, 219-220

The Pilgrimage of Grace and the politics of the 1530s, AGR HIST REV, vol. 52, BRITISH AGRICULTURAL HISTORY SOC, 2004, 210-211

Family and household in medieval England, WOMEN HIST REV, vol. 13, no. 1, TRIANGLE JOURNALS LTD, 2004, 142-144

Encyclopedia of women in the middle ages, WOMEN HIST REV, vol. 13, no. 1, TRIANGLE JOURNALS LTD, 2004, 142-144

Population and society in an east Devon parish: reproducing Colyton, 1540-1840, ECON HIST REV, vol. 56, no. 2, BLACKWELL PUBL LTD, 2003, 372-373

Historic Hallamshire. History in Sheffield's countryside, AGR HIST REV, vol. 51, BRITISH AGRICULTURAL HISTORY SOC, 2003, 121-122

English seigniorial agriculture, 1250-1450., AM HIST REV, vol. 107, no. 4, AMER HISTORICAL REVIEW, 2002, 1281-1282

The evolution of the fishing village: landscape and society along the south Devon coast, 1086-1550, ECON HIST REV, vol. 55, no. 3, BLACKWELL PUBL LTD, 2002, 563-564

Earthly necessities: Economic lives in early modern Britain, ENGL HIST REV, vol. 116, no. 467, OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2001, 720-721

Women in early modern England, SOC HIST MED, vol. 14, no. 1, OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2001, 137-139

Food and eating in medieval Europe, ECON HIST REV, vol. 53, no. 2, BLACKWELL PUBL LTD, 2000, 377-378

The peasantries of Europe from the fourteenth to the eighteenth centuries, HISTORY, vol. 85, no. 277, BLACKWELL PUBL LTD, 2000, 106-107

Transitions to capitalism in early modern Europe, ENGL HIST REV, vol. 114, no. 456, OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 1999, 448-449

Daughters, wives and widows after the Black Death: women in Sussex, 1350-1535, ECON HIST REV, vol. 52, no. 1, BLACKWELL PUBL LTD, 1999, 145-146

Witham 1500-1700: Making a living., HISTORY, vol. 83, no. 271, BLACKWELL PUBL LTD, 1998, 535-536

Inheritance, marriage, widowhood and remarriage : A comparative perspective on women and landholding in north-east Norfolk, 1440-1580, Continuity and Change, vol. 13, no. 1, 1998, 33-72

Devon household accounts, 1627-59, part 1-2, ECON HIST REV, vol. 51, no. 1, BLACKWELL PUBL LTD, 1998, 194-195